Board & Election Information

Board Members

  • Chair
    Martin Strauser
    Elected Area: 
    Areas Served: 
    Kingston, Richwoods, and Johnson townships
  • Vice Chair
    Shirley Turnbough
    Elected Area: 
    Areas Served: 
    Harmony, Belgrade, Belleview, and Concord Townships
  • Treasurer
    James Phares
    Elected Area: 
    Areas Served: 
    Liberty and Union Townships
  • Member
    George Richards
    Elected Area: 
    Areas Served: 
    Walton and Breton townships

Board of Supervisors Meetings

Meeting Place:
Meeting Date and Time:
Third Monday of each month unless posted at office.

These dates subject to change based on the decision of the Board of Supervisors.

Election Information

Supervisor Self Nomination Form for Supervisor Election for Territory 2 (Township:  Johnson, Richwoods, and Kingston) and Territory 4 (Townships:  Liberty and Union)

Self Nomination Period is:  November 1-30. Deadline to submit self nomination form is Tuesday, November 30 at 4:30 to the Soil and Water Office located at 103 North Missouri Street, Potosi. 

The Self Nomination Form is attached or a copy can be picked up in the Soil and Water office during business hours. 

Washington County will be holding supervisor election in February.  Click here for nominee/qualification information for supervisor.

Click here for Self Nomination Form

Click here for Supervisor Job Description

Elections are held every two years.

The qualifications required to be a supervisor are:

  1. Being a land representative from the district (as defined in 10 CSR 70-4.010 (1) (I)). A land representative is defined as the owner or representative authorized by power of attorney of any farm lying within an area proposed to be established, and subsequently established, as a soil and water conservation district under Chapter 278, RSMo. Each farm is entitled to representation by a land representative: provided, however that the land representative is a taxpayer of the county within which the soil and water district is located.

  2. Residing in, or owning a farm in, the area from which he/she is nominated where there is an expiring term.

  3. Being a cooperator of the district, defined as, "a person who is actively engaged in farming and practices conservation activities related to agriculture".

  4. Being a current resident and tax-paying citizen of the county for at least two years preceding the election date.

  5. Being eighteen (18) years of age or older by the election date.